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this week's united nation's general assembly. among the big issues, a bid for palestinian statehood. >> reporter: united nations secretary general ban ki-moon says the agented a for this year's general a accept -- the agenda for this year's general assembly in new york are more crowded than ever, the global economic crisis, familiar in and the middle east are the topics. >> we live in a time when there's this huge disconnect between the way the political system works and the way the economic system works. >> reporter: president obama sideline meetings and speech are expected to focus on the struggle for freedom and democratic transitions in these regions and mid-east peace efforts. the world will be watching palestinian president ahmadinejad to see if he pushes for a vote on palestinian statehood despite a threat of a veto by the united states and israeli opposition. previous attempts at negotiations between israeli and palestinian authorities have failed, but israel and the u.s. believe the only path to palestinian statehood is through direct peace talks. >> whatever happens with t
are exercising free speech. mat.d ei we io n actere >>> they're at it again at the united nations general assembly while iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad gave his speech, dozens of diplomats from the u.s. and other countries got up and walked out. during his anti-american speech ahmadinejad called the u.s. slave masters and accused the united states of causing two world wars using nuclear bombs against defenseless people. >>> last week's spy agency assertion of the embassy attack. >> reporter: it was last week afghanistan's capital kabul's u.s. embassy came under attack from rockets. u.s. officials now say pakistan was involved. before a senate committee chief chairman admiral mike mullen testified the terror group behind the attack and the pakistani spy agency are one and the same. >> the network acts as an arm for pakistan's internal service intelligence agency. >> reporter: admiral mullen added the united states has credible intelligence linking the isi to a june 28th attack on an intercontinental hotel in kabul. >> they conducted that truck bo
will be at 7:00 at the center for learning and technology. >>> president obama speaking to the united nation's general assembly later today and meeting world leaders. hoping to convince palestinian president into backing out of his request for recognition. after president obama speaks to the general assembly he will meet separately with the prime minister of israel and the palestinian president. >>> next she thought she had won or had the winning numbers. she had planned out what she was going to do with the extra cash. everybody does that. so imagine one woman's disappointment when she found out what she thought were winning lottery numbers were wrong. we are going to tell you how that mistake happened. >> take a look at today's half off deals. it is carpet cleaning. you can get 50% off carpet cleaning from b clean. six areas cleaned for just $60. to find out more go to myfoxdc.com. check out the half off on the right side of the page. ndnd h >>> the governor pleading with the federal government for help. the state doling out a package to help cash str
as an independent country and president obama addressed the united nations's general assembly. the president is rejecting the move and wants palestinians to negotiate directly with israel. >> ultimately, the israelis and palestinians, not us, who must reach agreement on the issue that is divide them on boarders and security on refugees and is jerusalem. >> during his speech to the un general assembly last week, talks between israel and palestine broke down. >>> can d.c.'s fire chief promote his brother? kelton ellerbe is up for acting battalion chief, but the mayor's office wants to make sure he gets the job on his own merit. the chief said that he has been on the job for 20y years and even ran into the pentagon on 9/11. >> the fact that a person's brother or sister is a chief should not prevent a person from being promoted. i talked with chief e well, lerbe about this. >> public officials are not allowed to promote a reel difficult in an agency he or she has official patrol over. >>> controversial prisoner's execution delayed. we'll explain the last-min
to evidence tampering. >>> president obama getting ready to speak to the united nation's general assembly this morning. the president here hopes to convince him to back down for recognition of palestinian statehood. >>> breaking news now from iran where a lawyer for two american hikers jailed there says a $1 million bail agreement has been approved. the lawyer says this clears the way for the release of shane bauer and josh fattal and he planned to go todurate begin the procedures. they were arrested two years ago and charged as spies. >>> caught on camera, a university of maryland student beaten down by police. >> it lapinned during riots after a big win over duke. now two officers have been indicted. stacy is in college park with the details. >> reporter: if you have been around this area for long enough you know that is a tradition here at the university of maryland that after big wins or losses students pour into the streets and occasionally it becomes violent. that is why police are now out here on force. in this case it is the police officers that are charged with wrong doing. let
as an independent country. president obama addressed the united nation's general assembly. what does the -- is the u.s. going to do about this? >> reporter: officials made it clear that they will veto any effort to fully recognize palestine. palestinians will formerly ask the u.n. for statehood on friday but president obama wants -- is rejecting the move and wants them to negotiate directly with israel. abbas walked through the united nation doors and president obama made it clear he would not walk out with u.n. recognition of a palestinian state. >> the genuine peace can be realized between israelis and the palestinians themselves. >> reporter: the president said the u.n. should not formally recognize palestine and asked both sides to return to the stalled middle east peace talks. >> the israelis and palestinians, not us, who must reach an agreement on issues that divide them. on borders and on security o refugees and jerusalem. >> reporter: the palestinians are expected to ask the u.n. to formally recognize them on friday and the joint meeting as
leaders, gathered for the united nations general assembly meeting. >> he has a full schedule sitting down with ten world leaders, sarah simmons back in studio with more. >>> well, among those ten world leaders he is meeting, president obama with heads of israel and palestinian authority he is hoping to avoid a diplomatic show down between them palestinian president, is said to ask the un to recognize palestine as an independent country president obama will try to convince the palestinian president not to make his request if he does the u.s. will be in the difficult position to use its veto. meanwhile yesterday, president obama sat down with libya's rebel leader and said the world would stand beside the libyans as they rebuild the country. >> united states lead the effort to pass a historic resolution at the security council authorizing all necessary measures to protect the libyan people. when the civilians were threat ped with a massacre we exercised that authority this is is how the international community should work in the 21st century. more nations baring the responsibility and costs
not belong in the united nations general assembly. he is a terrorist. >> reporter: he didn't discuss the two american hikers held in iran two years or their nuclear program. a spokesman for u.s. ambassadors susan right said mahmoud ahmadinejad turned to abhorrent anti-semitic slurs and despicable conspiracy theories. eric shawn, fox news. >>> it's 7:37 now on a friday morning. we are still three days away, but the excitement is building about monday's redskins' game against the dreaded cowboys. dave ross joins us for a preview. >>> flash flood watch in effect later this morning. that's the view now. you can see the traffic on wisconsin avenue in northwest d.c. tony has a look at the forecast coming up yet again, and julie will help us get through the fog as well. it's now 7:38. mm >>> 7:41 now. it's dallas week. >> never too early. >> always a bigger game when you're playing dallas, especially in dallas. we've had trouble there in the past. you have a national audience watching. you'll hear great things about the redskins. a lot of people
at the united nations, president obama addressed the general assembly and he also met the palestinian president last night. he is rejecting president obama's call to delay his call for an independent palestine. the president told the world body independence should only come through negotiations between the palestinians and israelis. >> ultimately, it is the israelis and the palestinians, not us, who must reach agreement on issues that divide them, on borders and on security, on refugees and jerusalem. >> in addition to meeting with abbas, president obama also sat down with israel's prime minister last night. there were protests outside the u.n. in new york and in the middle east yesterday. >>> an armored car heist leads to a wild shootout in broad daylight in the district. this happened yesterday morning at a cvs drugstore on georgia avenue northwest. no one in the store was hit. two other men drove off. one want to a local hospital with a gunshot wound. at come police ran off and is still on the loose. >>> the race to replace leslie johnson on county council is now set. former councilmember l
had a strong showing in several national polls has just 8% support. >>> up at the united nations, president obama addressed the general assembly. he also met with palestinian president mahmoud abbas last night but he is rejecting president obama's call to delay his call for recognition of an independent palestine. president obama said it should come through negotiations between the palestinians and israelis. >> ultimately, it is the israelis and palestinians, not us, who must reach agreement on issues that divide them on borders and on security, on refugees and jerusalem. >> in addition to meeting with abbas president obama also sat down with israel's prime minister last night. there were protests outside the u.n. in new york and in the middle east yesterday. >>> coming up next, new number prove what so many drivers see around here every day. we have the longest commute in the nation. >> we are checking in with tony for your full forecast when fox 5 morning news continues. @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ from ethan allen come new expressions of our e
leader at the united nations last night. the president addressed the general assembly saying negotiations with israel will lead to a peaceful settlement palestinians are going ahead for their push for un membership tomorrow. >> developing news from capitol hill where there has been a surprised defeat of a bill to keep the government running past next friday. democrats and 50 tea party republicans oppose major parts to have bill that dealt with disaster aid and spending cuts, gop hard liners were upset it dealt with disaster money without making cuts elsewhere. despite predictions fema will run out of money in the next few days, democrats don't like $1.5 billion in a government loan program that help make fuel efficient vehicles. >> central bank is using a $400 billion plan to stimulate the economy called operation twist last used in the early 1960s involved selling short term securities to buy long term treasury the move is supposed to lower long term interest rates but critics sea rates are already low and operation -- kittings say rates are already low and operation twist will only incr
assembly of the united nations. >> this is not class warfare. it is math. it is wrong that in the united states of america a teacher or a nurse or a construction worker who earns $50,000 should pay higher tax rates than somebody pulling in $50 million. >> republicans say the president knows his proposals have no chance of passing and is in full campaign mode. >>> president obama says he supports a major cost-cutting move bit u.s. postal service. while unveiling hi debt reduction plan yesterday, president said he supports the postal service's plan to eliminate saturday service. >>> coming up next, we'll go live to fox business network in new york for our business beat. we'll talk more about the holiday hiring outlook. >>> and as we go to break, at a pace price of about $2,500. this touts itself as one of the most affordable cars in the road inform you plate it with nearly 200 pounds of goad and a couple of jewels, it sells for more like $4.6 my yop and this was created in india to celebrate the art of indian jewelry making. is that i peacock i believe it is -- is that a peacock? >> i beli
to the united nation's secretary. abbas makes his case to the general assembly and saying all palestinians are looking for is a peaceful existent. -- existence. ntsb nate [ through translator ] >> i do not believe anyone with a shred of conscience can check our application for a full membership in the united nations and our edition as
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of meeting global challenges. in fact, this is the very purpose of this united nations. >> now as far as the palestinians go, the president may get a nonvoting observer status for palestine in the general assembly where there is a lot of support for the 193 member states. >>> the federal reserve expected to announce a plan to boost the slumping economy most economists expect them to ship money out of short term securities and into longer term holdings the move could reduce rates on mortgages and other loans. this comes as officials of the imf say those in the united states and europe could flip back to recession next year financial turmoil and slow growth are feeding on each other. through the end of next year financial officials add stronger growth in china, india brazil should offset weaker out put in the u.s. and europe. >>> new developmentments in the -- developments in the beat down of a university of maryland student during riots interyou wanted a basketball -- interrupted a basketball game. >> for years it has been an unfortunate tradition here at university of maryland, after
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